Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst respects the privacy of visitors to its website and is committed to the protection of their personal information.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst directly collects personally identifiable information (i.e., information from which you can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) only when it is asked for and/or you voluntarily submit it to us on this Site. We may use the information to respond to your requests; improve our level of service and the content of our Site; provide you information (where you have agreed to this); seek your views; consider your application for employment; and for our own administrative and quality assurance purposes.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst is committed to using commercially reasonable means to ensure that your personally identifiable information is protected appropriately, and according to the sensitivity of the information.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst will not sell or rent personally
identifiable information to third parties. Sometimes selected third
parties are used to provide support services in connection with the
Site and such parties may have access to your information to enable
them to provide those services. All companies providing such support
services are required to meet the same standards of data protection as
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst and are prohibited from using the
information for their own purposes. In particular, Stevenage Bioscience
Catalyst does not allow its service providers to use your personally
identifiable information for their own marketing activities.
We may disclose your personally identifiable information in the following circumstances:
You have a right to update or correct your personally identifiable information at any time by contacting us in writing, as specified at the end of this Privacy Statement. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst may also collect (where available)
information about your browser type and operating system, websites you
visited before and after visiting the Site, standard server log
information and IP Address (see below).
This information (which does not identify any individual) is aggregated to gather data such as the total number of visits to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors' internet service providers. We use this information, which remains in aggregate form, to understand how our visitors use our Site so that we may improve it. We may also share this aggregated information with other third parties.
NO PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS DISCLOSED IN THIS PROCESS.
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a set of numbers that is
automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log on to your
internet service provider or through your organisation's local area
network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). Web servers automatically
identify your computer by the IP address assigned to it during your
This Site may use technology called "cookies". A cookie is a
small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server.
Cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site or help us
analyse usage of the Site more accurately. For instance, our server may
set a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than
once during a visit to the Site. In all cases in which cookies are
used, we will not collect information that directly identifies you. The
only personally identifiable information Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst
collects directly is the information you voluntarily provide.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web Browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored, if you prefer. Please refer to your Internet Browser’s instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions and to specify your cookie preferences. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this Site or any other websites that you visit.
This Site may provide links to third party websites. This Privacy Statement does not apply to those websites. Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst is not responsible for the availability of such websites and does not review or endorse and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for (i) how these websites treat your personally identifiable information, (ii) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products, goods or other materials or services available from such websites and (iii) the use that others make of these websites.
Please ensure that you check the legal and privacy statement posted on each website you link to before entering any personally identifiable information.
We may occasionally update this Privacy Statement. If the changes
we make are material, we also may post a notice on this Site. We
encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to stay
informed about how we are helping to protect the personally
identifiable information we collect. Your continued use of the Site
constitutes your agreement to the Privacy Statement and any updates.
Note that this Privacy Statement does not apply to information
collected from offline resources and communications.
This statement was last updated on 7 October 2010.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Statement are welcomed and should be addressed to:
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst
Gunnels Wood Road
Herts SG1 2NY